Press Esc to close

WorldOil

CONTENT PREVIEW

For full content view: Log in Now!

  • New rig's raising system enables drill floor and mast to be raised in one operation


    Veristic Technologies’ new Rocket Rig was designed to simplify the rig-up process, Fig. 1. Its main design features include a ground-level horizontal assembly for the entire mast, substructure and drill floor. The mast and entire drill floor can be raised to working height in a single operation with the Dog-Tail raising system. This system is built in to the substructure with hydraulic winches, sheaves and wirelines. The raising system stays inside the substructure during the rig move. The mast lifting line can be strung up easily and safely because it runs from pin to pin without stringing through break-over sheaves inside the mast as in conventional rigs. All mast pedestals are under the drill floor inside the substructure near ground level for better stability and less vibration at the drill floor. The mast, drill floor and substructure components are designed for transportation without further disassembling.

This area of the site is restricted. In order to gain access, please either Log In, or subscribe to World Oil.

Two options are available to you for creating an account.

1. Get a Free Trial Subscription to World Oil Magazine and gain immediate access to select content on World Oil Online.

Start a Free Trial Subscription and gain immediate access to the complete current issue of World Oil Magazine. Plus, you’ll receive 3 upcoming issues of World Oil Magazine in print or digital format.* You also receive access to the Energy Events Calendar, Industry Statistics and WO Wire’s news and industry coverage.

Free Trial


2. Purchase a subscription to World Oil magazine and gain immediate and complete access to World Oil Online. As a Total Access subscriber you will have access to all areas of the site available to registered users and free subscribers as well as having access to such premium content areas as:

  • The Archives section containing over ten years of complete magazine archives,
  • The WO DataHub's engineering tables and directories,
  • The World Oil annual forecasts, including past predictions,
  • Select World Oil technical handbooks,
  • And much, much more!

Subscribe


Physical copies of this content may be available for purchase. Visit the Reprints & Back Issues section.


If you are already a paid subscriber and do not have access, please email CustomerService@worldoil.com.

WO DATA HUB

EngineeringTablesIcon-Large

Engineering Data Tables

World Oil's specialized upstream Engineering Data Tables featuring the Drill Bit Classifier, Tubing Tables and more. Get Total Access today.

WO SUPPLEMENTS

2013 Fracturing Technology

2013 Fracturing Technology

ENERGY EVENTS